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Half-as-big and the Tiger
Bernice Frankel
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Half-as-big and the Tiger

4.6  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
In the forest there lived three deer who were brothers. The eldest deer was big, the middle deer was just as big, and the youngest deer was half as big as his two brothers. So --- they called him Half-As-Big. Elder Brother was the strongest, Middle Brother was the fastest. Half-As-Big was the wishingest -- he wished he was big and he did not like his name. One day a fierce ...more
Published (first published January 1st 1961)
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Kelley Bennett
This book is about 3 brother deer, the oldest is strong, the middle is fast and the youngest is half as big. But what he doesn't have in size he makes up for in courage and intelligence. He outwits the tiger, when his brothers run away scared. This gives him a new found respect from his older siblings. It's a great story for kids to understand how we all fit into society. We all have different traits and talents, that's what makes us different and the book tells that story very well. It is also ...more
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Half-as-big's brothers are strong and fast, but he shows them that strength and speed aren't the only way to survive in the jungle.
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